Golden Hills is an innovative and award winning school division providing students with exceptional learning opportunities, as well as, many varied sports, arts and cultural activities. The outstanding Alberta education curriculum that Golden Hills offers is ranked among the highest in the world. Students from around the world unite with local Canadian students to engage in high level academic study and a variety of other opportunities in the areas of career and technology studies, the arts and sports. Our students represent a diversity of cultures and by working together they prepare to build a successful future as global thinkers and leaders.
Golden Hills provides significant supports to our international students including; an Academic Advisor who works extensively with our international students, school counselors at each program location, as well as inhouse Accommodations Coordinators who connect and check in on our students throughout the year to ensure an easy transition to their new environment, and to support them throughout their stay with us.
Golden Hills also offers a number of activities/trips in addition to those offered through the schools. These are an important part of our program as students are offered the opportunity to visit places of interest and cultural events. These contribute to a well rounded program where our international students get to experience Canadian hospitality, culture and some of the most beautiful sights in the world! Some examples of these trips/activities are; Banff National Park, Heritage Park, Skiing, West Edmonton Mall, the Calgary Zoo, Spruce Meadows just to name a few.
Located east of the city of Calgary, Golden Hills offers first-rate placements at schools in the three main centers; Strathmore, Three Hills and Drumheller. It is one of two public school divisions to offer both dormitory and homestay accommodations as an option.